Global Alliance

We want the very best of the world connected to the very best of the UK. That’s why we built this programme; to form international collaborations with governments, societies, enterprises, institutions and people from every corner of the globe. It is innovation diplomacy at its best.

As the United Kingdom, we’re entering a new phase in our international relations. It has never been more important to foster long-lasting partnerships with the global community. Forming these strategic links will help to drive innovation locally, through the UK’s governing bodies, businesses and institutions and bring our talent to a broader audience.

But it’s not just about bringing UK innovation to the rest of the world. Many of the challenges we now face are universal, and having an international perspective on their solutions is critical. We can’t help to shape the future of the world in isolation. As an outward-looking society, we need to build global alliances, from the top tier of international relations down to individual organisations and people.

Find out more about the work we undertake every day to assure the UK’s place at the forefront of global innovation. Talk to our team now to see how we can help you find an international partner that could take your project to the next level.

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We recently recorded a video to give you an overview of the Five Horizon Europe Missions. You can watch it here.

Our current global activity

Innovate UK KTN helps UK companies engage with European funding programmes and help them create collaborations.

 

Visit the Horizon Europe Hub here for the latest information, news, events and funding on the Framework Programme.

The Global Expert Missions (GEM) programme aims to create global growth opportunities for UK innovation through strategically aligned partnerships with the right businesses in the right countries.

Global Alliance Africa is a six-year project funded by UK Aid through Innovate UK (GCRF) and FCDO.

Global energy poverty is real. Over 1 billion people do not have access to electricity. Over 3 billion people rely on solid fuels and kerosene for cooking and heating. It is estimated that approximately 80% of people gaining access to electricity worldwide are in urban areas.

Global Alliance Innovation Exchange is an Innovate UK KTN programme specially designed to help UK and international organisations search for game-changing solutions to innovation challenges. Through the programme, we support innovation transfer by matching industry or societal challenges to innovative companies from across a diverse range of sectors. Our success is built on our deep sector expertise, trusted independence and global network.

AgriFood Africa Connect brings innovative people and organisations across the UK and Africa together to address key AgriFood challenges in Africa.

Related Opportunities

Global Innovation Exchange Challenge: Accelerating the Concentration of Water Treatment Residue

Opens: 16/11/2022 Closes: 31/01/2023

This Innovation Exchange challenge, delivered by Innovate UK KTN through the Global Alliance Africa project, is supporting Rand Water to identify innovative solutions to accelerate the concentration of Water Treatment Residue (WTR).

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Global Innovation Exchange Challenge: Innovative Solutions to Beneficiation of Water Treatment Residue

Opens: 16/11/2022 Closes: 31/01/2023

This Innovation Exchange challenge, delivered by Innovate UK KTN through the Global Alliance Africa project, is supporting Rand Water to identify innovative solutions for the utilisation of water treatment residue.

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Travel Grants : GCRF AgriFood Africa Innovation Awards Round 4

Opens: 06/12/2022 Closes: 23/12/2022

Apply for up to £8000 per organisation for travel to support new collaborations between organisations in the UK and Africa.

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Related Events and Recordings

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Global Expert Mission on Critical Materials in Canada and the US Dissemination Event

14.00 - 16.00 | Online

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Horizon Europe – Space Consortia Building Event

09.30 - 12.30 | Online

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Innovating and Collaborating to Reduce & Reuse African Fresh Produce Waste Webinar

10.00 - 12.00 | Online

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